Errant driver knocks motorcyclist in Rukungiri

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NEWS– A motorcyclist in Rukungiri district is nursing wounds at Karoli Lwanga Hospital Nyakibale sustained from a serious road accident on Sunday.

Fred Rubagasira 48, a resident of Rwenshekye cell Rubanga parish in Buyanja sub county, Rukungiri district who was riding a motorcycle Reg no UDX 306A Bajaj boxer was hit by Toyota Hiace Reg no UAX 489 F heading to Ntungamo direction.

According to the Kigezi region Police Spokesperson ASP Elly Maate, it’s alleged that at around 4pm on Sunday, the driver of the vehicle identified as Timothy Mugarura 27, resident of Kisenyi ward, Kakoba division in Mbarara city while coming from Rukungiri town at a fuel station near Immaculate Heart Girls School Nyakibale knocked an unknown motor cyclist from behind.

From this Mugarura lost control and knocked the second motorcycle that was being rode by Rubagasira who was coming from the opposite side and critically injured him.

Maate says that Police visited the scene and ascertained that the Primary cause of the accident was reckless driving by the vehicle driver who was arrested and detained. 

Both vehicle and motor cycle were impounded pending inspection of vehicles (IOV) and Inquiries at hand.